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Vernon Philander to retire after England Test series

South Africa allrounder announces impending retirement from all forms of international cricket (

Vernon Philander: South Africa bowler to retire after England series

South Africa's Vernon Philander will retire from international cricket after the forthcoming Test series against England. (

Will Ferrell to Star in and Produce ‘The Legend of Cocaine Island’ Based on Netflix Documentary

Will Ferrell is set to star in and produce a feature film at Netflix based on the streamer’s own documentary, “The Legend of Cocaine Island,” an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

The documentary, which is directed by Theo Love, made its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2018 under the title “White Tide: The Legend of Culebra” and aired on Netflix in March.

The documentary is pegged as a Southern fairy tale about the life of Rodney Hyden, a small business owner who assembled a group of misfits to try and locate a possibly mythical stash of $2 million worth of cocaine on an island in the Caribbean.

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Peter Steinfeld is writing the script, and Ferrell will produce alongside Jessica Elbaum for Gloria Sanchez Productions and David Permut for Permut Presentations. Love will also executive produce with Bryan Storkel.

Ferrell will star in Netflix’s spoof “Eurovision,” based on the popular international singing competition, which will be directed by David Dobkin. Ferrell recently parted ways with his partner Adam McKay at Gary Sanchez Productions. And he’ll also star in “Downhill” alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus, which is directed by Jim Rash and Nat Faxon and will premiere at Sundance in 2020.

Ferrell is represented by UTA and Mosaic.

Check out the trailer for the documentary “The Legend of Cocaine Island” here.

Deadline first reported the news of the project.

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New Vox partnership links Africa with the Americas

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox announced that it is partnering with Angola Cables. This will see Vox gain remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas. “Vox currently makes use of three cable systems to provide international connectivity between South Africa and London in the [&hellip (

Digital Retail Forum returns to Johannesburg in January 2020

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Simon Fuller’s Now United Launches New Member Search in Middle East, North Africa

Now United, the international pop group formed by “American Idol” creator Simon Fuller, has initiated a search for a new member the Middle East and North Africa. The group, comprised of 14 young artists, each from different countries, was founded with the mission of “supporting emerging music artists globally.” Said Fuller: “Now United is all […] (

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2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal await Ismaila Sarr injury verdict

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Tendai Mtawarira: South Africa prop retires from internationals after World Cup

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Rugby World Cup final: England have been beaten up - Paul Grayson

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Rugby World Cup final: England have been beaten up - Paul Grayson

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New ‘Walking Dead’ Series Lands at Amazon, AMC in International Markets

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Comic-Con Africa 2019 celebrates all things Pop-Culture

Comic-Con Africa is the African iteration of one of the world’s most popular conventions, Comic-Con. Comic-Con Africa debuted in 2018 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year the convention took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 21 September to 24 September [&hellip (

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South Africa's U-17 women thrash Seychelles by record 28-0

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NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa

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SingularityU South Africa announces speaker schedule

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Chester Williams: South Africa World Cup winner dies aged 49

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